Fall has arrived for our local farmers, and a variety of events and attractions are scheduled beginning in October for families to enjoy including pumpkin picking, hayrides and corn mazes.· We invite you to visit and learn more about the county's agriculture heritage -- and just have some fun!

Clayton Fear Farm Daytime

Boyette FarmsFor the little ones, Clayton Fear Farm Daytime is child friendly and offers pumpkins in the patch still on the vine for picking.(prices vary depending on the size), Seymour’s House of Dreams, Jumping Pillow, Corn Box, Spider Web, Family Dodge Ball, Picnic Shelter, Tire / Tractor Playground, Cow Milking and a giant slide. Open Saturday and Sundays in October and Halloween Day, October 31st.

Clayton Fear Farm

Clayton Fear Farm, the ONLY haunted Halloween scream park in the Triangle area isolated near Clayton, North Carolina. It features seven scary haunted attractions including several haunted houses that offer new HORROR features added each year. Expect the unexpected! The farm includes the following scary attractions:· Fear Farm Academy, The Black Hole, Fear Forest Haunted Hayride, Slaughterhouse, The Farm House, A Walk In The Dark!, and the Haunted Cotton Maze -- Try to find your way through the cotton alone and not be sidetracked by something or someone following too closely.· Open Friday and Saturday nights in October, Sunday the 14th and 21st and the full week of Halloween, October 25-31st.

1620 Loop Road Clayton, NC 27527
(919) 553-0016

smiths farm pumpkinsSmith’s Nursery Fall Festival

Enjoy the day at the nursery with pumpkin picking, crafts, hayrides, relay races, corn hole, music, food and much more. Annually in October. Time: 10am-3pm.

443 Sanders Rd., Benson (I-40, Exit 319)


Haunted Hayride at Tucker Lake

Load up and hold someone tight! There’s nothing like an October night in North Carolina accompanied by laughter, friendship and oh yea, BLOOD CURDLING SCREAMS! Experience Benson’s ultimate, haunted attraction. Get spooked as you take our tractor drawn hayride into the woods where many have reported a presence that CANNOT BE EXPLAINED! Witness the Tucker Lake Ghoul as you try to escape the woods and MAKE IT OUT ALIVE!

Dates/times:  Friday, Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 28- Oct 28 and Oct 31st, 5pm-10pm Fri-Sat, 1pm-5pm on Sun

3025 Allens Crossroads Rd.
Benson, NC 27504

Wilson’s Mills Pumpkin Festival – October 13

Join in the family fun with old fashion games, corn hole, antique farm equipment show, music, inflatables, dunkin booth and great food!· And of course, get your pumpkins! Time:· 10am-4pm.

Wilson’s Mills Town Hall

Lazy O Pumpkin Patch